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    • The Most Disturbing Parts of the 171-Page Warrant for the Golden State Killer Suspect

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    On Friday, a judge unsealed parts of the arrest warrant for Joseph DeAngelo — the 72-year-old former police officer who is accused of committing serial rape and murder across California beginning 40 years ago.

    "The Most Disturbing Parts of the 171-Page Warrant for the Golden State Killer Suspect" is from the June 02, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Authorities Used DNA, Genealogy Website, to Track down ‘Golden State Killer’ Suspect Decades After Crimes

    • By: Mark Berman, Justin Jouvenal, Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The “Golden State Killer” was meticulous at his crime scenes over the course of a decade and in several cities, leaving scant evidence for police. There were no fingerprints. Few saw his face. And what he did leave — his DNA — was, at the time, not useful to police.

    "Authorities Used DNA, Genealogy Website, to Track down ‘Golden State Killer’ Suspect Decades After Crimes" is from the April 26, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mark Berman, Justin Jouvenal and Avi Selk and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • How Bill Clinton and George W. Bush Got Over Their Politics and Became BFFs

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    At his presidential library in Dallas on Thursday, George W. Bush sat for an hour with his predecessor, Bill Clinton, and tried to convey the depths of their friendship.

    "How Bill Clinton and George W. Bush Got Over Their Politics and Became BFFs" is from the July 15, 2017 The Fix section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Golden State Killer’ Suspect Arrested in One of the Worst Unsolved Crime Sprees in U.S. History

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    More than 40 years after the so-called “Golden State Killer” began to terrorize Californians, raping dozens of women and killing at least 12, a suspect has been arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history, a person familiar with the case told The Washington Post.

    "‘Golden State Killer’ Suspect Arrested in One of the Worst Unsolved Crime Sprees in U.S. History" is from the April 25, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A ‘Fox & Friends’ Voter Panel Rebels When Asked About the Migrant Caravan

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Steve Doocy was about 30 seconds into Monday’s episode of “Fox & Friends” when he announced a Fox News alert.

    "A ‘Fox & Friends’ Voter Panel Rebels When Asked About the Migrant Caravan" is from the October 22, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • MS-13 Gang Members Accused of Killing Teen Claimed Satan ‘Wanted a Soul,’ Police Say

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Two alleged MS-13 members are accused of holding three underage girls in an apartment with a satanic shrine. Two of the captives survived.

    "MS-13 Gang Members Accused of Killing Teen Claimed Satan ‘Wanted a Soul,’ Police Say" is from the March 05, 2017 True Crime section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Ann Coulter Had to Switch Seats on a Delta Flight. Then Came the Tirade.

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Coulter didn’t just slam Delta for moving her from her “PRE-BOOKED seat” with extra leg room (to another seat in the same row, according to the airline). She also documented the experience in photos and tweet after tweet, which she shared with her 1.6 million followers, not to mention the wider spectrum of people fascinated by things Ann Coulter does.

    "Ann Coulter Had to Switch Seats on a Delta Flight. Then Came the Tirade." is from the July 16, 2017 Gridlock section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • We Thought New Zealand Was an Island Nation. Scientists Say It’s the Tip of a ‘Hidden Continent.’

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In the last fraction of its long history, a relatively small band of humans has settled Zealandia's greatest mountain peaks, which they call the islands of New Zealand.

    "We Thought New Zealand Was an Island Nation. Scientists Say It’s the Tip of a ‘Hidden Continent.’" is from the February 19, 2017 Speaking of Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘They Shot the Wrong Man!’: Police Said They Killed a Mall Shooter — Then Said They Made a Mistake

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    After dozens of people fled a Thanksgiving evening shooting inside an Alabama mall — stampeding through the food court and hiding inside stores — one woman told reporters that she said a prayer as she ran: “Give the police wisdom and accuracy of shots.”

    "‘They Shot the Wrong Man!’: Police Said They Killed a Mall Shooter — Then Said They Made a Mistake" is from the November 25, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Good News: Scientists Have Discovered a New Species of Giant Rat

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In the isolated Solomon Islands, mothers and fathers have been known to sing to their children of apocryphal rats.

    "Good News: Scientists Have Discovered a New Species of Giant Rat" is from the September 27, 2017 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Long History of Terror and Violence in Canada

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Canadian government does not track terrorist incidents, though a research group has catalogued more than 1,400 attacks and nearly 500 deaths in the country since 1960.

    "The Long History of Terror and Violence in Canada" is from the January 30, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • NRA Lashes out at Boycott Movement as United, Delta and Other Corporations Cut Ties

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    If the #BoycottNRA movement were a land invasion, it would have blitzed across the lightly defended countryside of corporate America in the past three days, pressuring United Airlines, Best Western, MetLife and at least a dozen other companies — one after another — to do away with discounts and perks for National Rifle Association members.

    "NRA Lashes out at Boycott Movement as United, Delta and Other Corporations Cut Ties" is from the February 25, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Jefferson Davis Disappears as New Orleans Removes Tribute to 'Lost Cause of the Confederacy'

    • By: J. Freedom du Lac, Janell Ross, Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Jefferson Davis served as the first and only President of the Confederate States of America, though his legacy as rebel leader does not exactly shine in the historical record. The Civil War Trust notes that “Davis’ popularity and effectiveness were not enhanced by the growing numbers of Confederate defeats,” and Davis was captured in the waning days of the war by Union soldiers after he had fled the Confederate capital in Richmond.

    "Jefferson Davis Disappears as New Orleans Removes Tribute to 'Lost Cause of the Confederacy'" is from the May 10, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by J. Freedom du Lac, Janell Ross and Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • An Amateur Rocket-Maker Finally Launched Himself off Earth. Now to Prove It’s Flat…

    • By: Kristine Phillips, Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Mike Hughes, a California man who is most known for his belief that the Earth is shaped like a Frisbee, finally blasted off into the sky in a steam-powered rocket he had built himself.'

    "An Amateur Rocket-Maker Finally Launched Himself off Earth. Now to Prove It’s Flat…" is from the March 25, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips, Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • John Oliver Wants to Educate Trump, so He Bought Ads on Sean Hannity’s Show

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    John Oliver plans to air Trump-mocking public service announcements — in which a cowboy explains basic concepts to the president — on Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show this week, in hopes Trump will see them and avoid a nuclear crisis.

    "John Oliver Wants to Educate Trump, so He Bought Ads on Sean Hannity’s Show" is from the April 23, 2018 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Nasa Lost Contact With a Satellite 12 Years Ago. An Amateur Just Found Its Signal.

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    NASA confirmed an incredible discovery Tuesday — that an amateur radio astronomer, on the hunt for a classified government satellite, stumbled upon signals from a spacecraft that had been thought lost 12 years earlier, raising hope that NASA can resurrect a mission that changed our understanding of the “invisible ocean” around the Earth.

    "Nasa Lost Contact With a Satellite 12 Years Ago. an Amateur Just Found Its Signal." is from the January 31, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Stop the Words of Hate,’ Rabbi Urges Leaders After Synagogue Massacre. Trump Keeps Tweeting.

    • By: Tim Craig, Avi Selk, Shawn Boburg, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    PITTSBURGH — At the end of a weekend that redefined concepts of religious hatred in the United States, a grieving Rabbi Jeffrey Myers directly linked Saturday’s massacre at his Tree of Life synagogue to the rhetoric of U.S. politicians.

    "‘Stop the Words of Hate,’ Rabbi Urges Leaders After Synagogue Massacre. Trump Keeps Tweeting." is from the October 29, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tim Craig, Avi Selk, Shawn Boburg, Andrew Ba Tran and Amy B Wang and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How a Wife’s Suspicions of Infidelity Diverted an Entire Flight

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Today’s episode in our never-ending series on airplane trips gone astray because of human frailty comes from east Asia — though it could just as easily have happened in the skies over Los Angeles or Australia or anywhere else on the planet.

    "How a Wife’s Suspicions of Infidelity Diverted an Entire Flight" is from the November 08, 2017 Gridlock section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Texas AG Sued to Keep a Bible Quote in School. Now He’s Troubled by Muslim Prayers.

    • By: Avi Selk
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Every day at lunch, a handful of teenagers in Frisco, Tex., would pop into room C112, face a whiteboard and kneel for one of their five daily prayers. It was just a spare classroom, used for everything from teachers’ grading to Buddhist meditation, school officials say. But Muslims at Liberty High seemed to like it.

    "The Texas AG Sued to Keep a Bible Quote in School. Now He’s Troubled by Muslim Prayers." is from the March 19, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • I Just Want to Kill Jews:’ Documents Detail the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre and Name the Dead

    • By: Avi Selk, Mark Berman, Joel Achenbach
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Authorities have named the 11 people killed Saturday when a man armed with three pistols and a semiautomatic assault-style rifle attacked a synagogue in Pittsburgh — the deadliest attack on Jews in the history of the United States.

    "I Just Want to Kill Jews:’ Documents Detail the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre and Name the Dead" is from the October 28, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Avi Selk, Mark Berman and Joel Achenbach and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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